Virtel addresses mainframe security through a variety of service interfaces provided by z/OS. This article summarises those interfaces and discusses some of the features that Virtel can provide in the context of securitywithin the mainframe.
Today, more and more companies consider upgrading their mainframe to exploit new technologies, resulting in new communication paradigms based on a two-way integration, challenging IMS applications.
Going beyond the boundaries of mainframe technologies, applications will have to interface with application services of external systems… but the inherent development path between these two worlds is completely different. Integrating these diverse application types is a challenge which will have to be met.
By interfacing their mainframe system (more specifically their DB2 database) and their WebSphere portal, MFP Services and Chorégie provide their members with a much more comprehensive and intuitive web portal (repayments real-time monitoring, electronic statements, personal file access…).